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Resolutions

Resolutions Most of my New Year’s resolutions don’t last long. Too ambitious. Too difficult. Or too easy, over and done. But I always make some. It is a time for new beginnings and new efforts to avoid old mistakes. For 2018 my resolutions are as wide as the state and as energized as the people…

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December Holidays

December Holidays When you’re on the campaign trail, the December holidays can really sneak up on you. Hanukkah began this week and Christmas is less than two weeks away. I’ve been worrying like so many others: Do I have a gift for everyone? Where did I put the red ribbon? Who is cooking what and…

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My Bulletin Boards

My Bulletin Boards There is a bulletin board at our house that is a jumbled display of old and new pictures. My mom and dad at some long-ago church dinner, Drew and his brothers when Brian was just a baby, Mary’s christening picture just before Drew went into the Navy, a road in the hills…

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A Holiday Favorite, 100 Years in the Making

A Holiday Favorite, 100 Years in the Making It’s hard to believe this week is Thanksgiving. With everything that’s going on in our world, I’m really looking forward to this holiday season. Hope you are too. Being with our family and friends brings us comfort and reinvigorates us in these uncertain times. I’m looking forward…

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“Deliciously Sentimental Thoughts”… From Vietnam

“Deliciously Sentimental Thoughts”… From Vietnam Veterans are in my thoughts today, and troops on active duty, too, halfway around the world. Drew was in the Navy during the Vietnam War and was stationed near Saigon for a year. 9,000 miles away. It seemed like forever that he was gone from the kids and me. We…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it has made me think of two dear friends. Both strong wonderful women have had breast cancer, and one is currently facing a recurrence and dealing with treatment. My friends are among the 1 in 8 American women who develop invasive breast cancer over…

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The One About Duct Tape and Education

The One About Duct Tape and Education Duct tape was invented during World War II to waterproof ammunition cases. I don’t think its inventors imagined it being used 75 years later to hold Oklahoma kids’ textbooks together. Yet it is. When the campaign did a survey a few weeks ago on what Oklahomans saw as…

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Opening a window

Opening a window Hello, my name is Linda Edmondson. I’m a social worker, mother, very proud grandmother, and, yes, I’m also the wife of that great guy running for Oklahoma governor–Drew Edmondson. I was born and raised on a farm near Fargo, Oklahoma. My parents were Bert and Margaret Larason. Dad served in the Oklahoma…

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